• Illini Union, Urbana, IL (map)
  • 1401 West Green Street
  • Urbana, IL, 61801
  • United States

Tired of getting beat by scrubs? Need to unleash your pent up fury upon the harmless soul of an innocent smasher? Looking to bond with your one true love, smash?

Then House of Paign VIII will be the HOP for you! 

The Smashing Illini is the fastest growing Smash Scene in Central Illinois, drawing regional players in from all over to attend our monthly tournament series. House of Paign VIII will be hosted in Illini Union Rooms A, B and C; featuring 3 huge projector screens, 3 live-streams, recording setups, professional commentary, and tons of room for friendlies. The Venue also has a Food Court, Arcade, Bowling Alley and Pool Tables! - GET HYPED!!! 

Online Pre-registration for this Event can be found here:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1VFXgbkCUIsVVw2dEtFSm0sLRg1I1gLKEAlWUKZ9EWW4/viewform

Friendly reminder that you may only enter two of each type (two singles two doubles) this is to ensure brackets aren't held up for too long

Current list of Registered Entrants:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1TSf8-NZs5UcXRWcBhQIDXK8tB_Dtq_yERoIORMdapCw/edit?usp=sharing

Costs:
Venue - $8 ($3 discount for pre-registering and bringing a setup)
**** FULL discount for the first 12 smash 4 setups ****
Singles Events - $5 each
Doubles Events - $5 per person

If you are only coming to spectate or play friendlies, you do not need to pay for anything.

All Singles events will start with bracket pools that will feed into a top 32 bracket

Events: 
Melee Singles
Project M Singles
Smash 4 Singles
Melee Doubles
Project M Doubles
Smash 4 Doubles

Please be on time, as we will begin disqualifying players 10 minutes into pools. If you are disqualified you will NOT receive a refund! Our time at the venue officially ends at Midnight, but we can stay until the building closes at 1. We will try to stick to this schedule as much as possible!

If you intend to do any commentary, please dress and speak appropriately. Understand that commentators will be the voice (and faces) of our community, and that we reserve the right to deny anyone the privilege to commentate for any reason.

Payouts
Payouts for all events are as follows:

Less than 50 entrants
50%, 30, 15, 5

Less than 100
45%, 20, 15, 10, 5, 5

Over 100
40%, 20, 15, 10, 5, 5, 2.5, 2.5

NOTE: Parking at any of the parking meters directly surrounding the venue is FREE on weekends! This includes the red ones in front of the building, all the Meters in the lot to the east of the Union, and the Meters on the sides of the Union! Most of the Meters say enforced 24/7 but I have 100% confirmed that the meters on Illini Union property are not enforced on the weekends. Make sure that you double check the meter if you are parking in public streets!

Melee Ruleset (Modified Apex 2015): http://TheSmashingIllini.com/MeleeRules.html

Project M v3.6b Ruleset (Modified Apex 2014): http://TheSmashingIllini.com/ProjectMRules.html

Smash 4 Wii U Ruleset
http://pastebin.com/HTgQ8J0f

For more information, be sure to check out our website:www.TheSmashingIllini.com

Be sure to follow us on Twitch at www.twitch.tv/TheSmashingIllini and subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/TheSmashingIllini

You can view all Brackets for this tournament at SmashingIllini.challonge.com

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